Lent Midweek 5

If Pastor Mike had asked me in person to do this I’m sure I would have been shocked and flattered, laughed, and then immediately said an emphatic “NO!”. And someone else would have been standing here now. However, he made the request by e-mail. I was still shocked and flattered, but I took the time … More Lent Midweek 5

Sacrificial Love

Matthew 21:1-11 Today we celebrate Palm Sunday, the day dedicated to Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem for the final time just days before he is hung upon the cross. We’re all familiar with the story. As Jesus approaches Jerusalem with his disciples, he sends two of them ahead of the group with instructions to bring … More Sacrificial Love

Lent Midweek 4

Psalm 11 Reflection – Brienna Waybrant Psalm 11 I trust in the Lord for safety, How foolish of you to say to me, “Fly away like a bird to the mountains, because the wicked have drawn their bows and aimed their arrows to shoot from the shadows at good people. There is nothing a good person … More Lent Midweek 4

Lent Midweek 3

Psalm 62 – My soul finds rest in God alone Doug Harris Song of Trust in God Alone To the leader: according to Jeduthun. A Psalm of David. 1 For God alone my soul waits in silence; from him comes my salvation. 2 He alone is my rock and my salvation, my fortress; I shall … More Lent Midweek 3

Thirst

Throughout the Lenten season, the faithful across the world draw their focus inward. We spend time reflecting on the sins and wrongdoings that we have committed, while at the same time, trusting that God in Christ, through his sacrifice on the cross, will offer us forgiveness for those things we can’t imagine being forgiven for, … More Thirst

Lent Midweek 2

Denise Wood’s Psalm 103 reflection Psalm 103, verses 1—14 Bless the Lord, O my soul,   and all that is within me,    bless his holy name. 2 Bless the Lord, O my soul,    and do not forget all his benefits— 3 who forgives all your iniquity,    who heals all your diseases, 4 who redeems your life … More Lent Midweek 2

Lent Midweek 1

Alan Zepp’s Psalm 19 reflections Psalm 19 1 The heavens are telling the glory of God;     and the firmament proclaims his handiwork. 2 Day to day pours forth speech,     and night to night declares knowledge. 3 There is no speech, nor are there words;     their voice is not heard; 4 yet their voice goes out through all the earth,     and … More Lent Midweek 1